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The Genius of Birds



An award-winning science writer tours the globe to reveal what makes birds capable of such extraordinary feats of mental prowess
 
Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. According to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence. In The Genius of Birds, acclaimed author Jennifer Ackerman explores their newly discovered brilliance and how it came about.

As she travels around the world to the most cutting-edge frontiers…

The Genius Of Birds

ISBN 10 : 9781101980842
ISBN 13 : 1101980842

Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. According to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence. In The ..


The Genius Of Birds

ISBN 10 : 9781472114372
ISBN 13 : 147211437X

Birds are astonishingly intelligent creatures. In fact, according to revolutionary new research, some birds rival primates and even humans in their remarkable forms of intelligence..


The Genius Of Birds

ISBN 10 : 9781925307146
ISBN 13 : 192530714X

For decades, people have written off birds as largely witless, driven by instinct and capable of only the simplest mental processes. But this just isn't true. In fact, according to..


Are We Smart Enough To Know How Smart Animals Are

ISBN 10 : 0393353664
ISBN 13 : 9780393353662

"People often assume a cognitive ladder, from lower to higher forms, with our own intelligence at the top. But what if it is more like a bush, with cognition taking different forms..


Bird Sense

ISBN 10 : 9781408820131
ISBN 13 : 1408820137

What is it like to be a swift, flying at over one hundred kilometres an hour? Or a kiwi, plodding flightlessly among the humid undergrowth in the pitch dark of a New Zealand night?..


The Gravity Of Birds

ISBN 10 : 9781451689785
ISBN 13 : 1451689780

A debut novel already destined to be a book club favorite. “With its deft interweaving of psychological complexity and riveting narrative momentum, with its gorgeous prose and po..


Birds Art Life

ISBN 10 : 9781501154218
ISBN 13 : 1501154214

A writer’s search for inspiration, beauty, and solace leads her to birds in this intimate and exuberant meditation on creativity and life—a field guide to things small and sign..